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Posted 15 December 2014 - 06:35 PM

I just located information about Dance Master Classes in Italy and Spain for adults. There are programs from 1 to 5 weeks in Urbania, Italy, and from 1 to 2 weeks in Seville, Spain. The longer programs in Italy may include a performance at the end.

 

I was unable to copy or attach the announcement. Further information may be obtained from Angela DeMello as follows: ademello@dancemasterclass.com

 

While I may be able to arrange a long vacation from work, I am not going to attempt to arrange that for the coming year.

 

Other adults may benefit from these options.


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Posted 15 December 2014 - 06:44 PM

Hi, I was looking at the site of the English National Ballet to learn about day-long intensives for adults.

I am unable to attend the currently scheduled programs. However, I would like to attend future programs. Other adults may benefit from going to the website to check for similar programs.  I have joined the mailing list. I copied key information as follows:

 

Ballet Intensive: Modern Masters 29 Mar 2015 

Markova House, London

29 Mar 2015

10:00 – 16:00

Members: £40 / Non-Members: £50

 

Synopsis

Ballet Intensives provide the opportunity for adult dancers to hone their dance skills in an  inspiring day of dance workshops. Warming up with a BalletFit session, followed by a ballet class focusing on the core technical elements of flexibility, strength and alignment, the day builds towards learning extracts from Modern Masters, the triple bill being performed at Sadler's Wells, featuring works by renowned choreoraphers Jiri Kylian, John Neumier and William Forsythe. The day ends with an informal sharing, friends and families and invited to watch.


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Posted 16 December 2014 - 04:10 AM

Thanks for this information, Colas. I've attended a few of the ENB days and they are really interesting & fun. Doing class on the circular stage of the Albert Hall -- with chainés & piqué turns around in a circle -- was a highlight. That same day we watched an ENB class, with Tamaro Rojo, and Maina Gielgud (former Australian Ballet AD, and advisor to the ENB on their Swan Lake in the round).

 

Sometimes the level of the participants in these classes and workshops is variable, but one can always learn, even from a basic beginners' class that's a "taster" or introduction to ballet for adults.

 

There are several one-day and shorter workshops  run by various teachers in London often via the major commercial drop-in studios such as Danceworks, Pineapple, and Central School of Ballet. It's worth checking the websites and the teachers' websites to keep up to date.

 

If anyone has any experience of these shorter workshops, we'd love to hear it!



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Posted 04 February 2015 - 04:31 PM

Hi,

Maryland Youth Ballet, 926 Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, telephone (301) 608-2232, will offer an Adult Weekend Intensive, with Mary Henley as the choreographer, on June 12 to 14, 2015. The studio is near the Silver Spring Station of the Washington, DC, Metro. I plan to attend. I have benefited from prior intensives.

 

Typically there is a ballet class, followed by a classical variation class with separate variations for men and women, followed by a group repertory class choreographed by the guest teacher. On Sunday there is a showing of the variations and the group pieces.


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Posted 04 February 2015 - 04:35 PM

Dance Teq in Toronto, Canada, will offer an adult intensive as follows:

 

Adult Summer Intensive

Dance Teq is excited to announce its first ever Adult Summer Dance Camp! Geared toward students dancing at a strong Intermediate level, our goal is to create a fun and friendly environment where dancers can improve and try new things.

Dates: Monday, June 22 – Friday, June 26, 2015
Times: daytimes (between approximately 9am – 4 or 5pm)
Fee: $600 for the week

 

I myself have a commitment during that week so I cannot attend this year.

 

I have taken several classes at Dance Teq when traveling in Toronto. They have been excellent.

 

For further information go to www.danceteq.com


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